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Dog Friendly Activities in Silverthorne, CO

There are 2 dog friendly activities in Silverthorne, and 47 more nearby. Use the links below to get an overview of each one, see pictures, print directions, and even read reviews from other dog owners. Coming from out of town? Get a discounted rate on pet friendly hotels in Silverthorne.

Pet Friendly Maryland Creek Park
Maryland Creek Park Maryland Creek Park is pet-friendly. Silverthorne's newest and largest park boasts over 20 acres to explore with your pooch. The park is located at the entrance to the Summit Sky Ranch neighborhood along Highway 9. The dedicated dog park is fenced-in, so your pooch can play off-leash after wandering around the trails located around the park which connect to the Gore Range Trail. See Details
Pet Friendly High Country Dogs
High Country Dogs If you’d like to give skijoring a try, Louisa Morrissey of High Country Dogs, formerly known as Skijor-N-More, offers private, dog-friendly lessons and workshops at area resorts in Colorado. Start with an indoor session on training tips and dog care before heading out on the snow for a hands-on lesson on basic commands and techniques, fun for all vacationers! Check out their website or Facebook page for more information! See Details
Breckenridge "BreckConnect" Gondola Give Fido the chance to see the world from above on the Breckenridge "BreckConnect" Gondola. The Gondola is free to ride for both people and pets and runs from mid-June through mid-September, and all of ski season. BreckConnect glides over a wildlife preserve and to the top of Peak 8 in the Rocky Mountains, making several stops along the way. Leashed dogs are allowed on the Gondola and can explore the base of Peaks 7 and 8. The Breckenridge Gondola is in operation from 8am to 5pm. Parking fees may vary throughout the year. See Details
Bighorn Park Off Leash Dog Area Pets are welcome to play off-leash in this beautiful open space in East Vail. Romp in wide open grassy fields and cool off in the small pond. See Details
Vail Nature Center When visiting Vail, take some time out of your day to visit the dog-friendly Vail Nature Center. Leashed dogs are welcome to explore the grounds of the Nature Center with you. The Center offers a wide variety of programs and tours. Sometimes the naturalists there will even schedule a special dog hike! See Details
McCullough Gulch Trail McCullough Gulch Trail is a 2.8 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 2 hours to complete with Fido. 1.6 miles into this hike you will come across the turquoise Upper Blue Reservoir and the nearby falls. You may choose to continue upward another 1.2 miles above the timberline. Should you decide to continue on this second part of the hike be sure to bring a topographic map and go on a cloudless day. See Details
Mount Sniktau Trail Mount Sniktau Trail is a 3 mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 2 to 3 hours to complete with Fido. Mount Snikatau is named after the journalist E. H. N. Patterson who worked in Clear Creek County and was better known for his friendship with Edgar Allan Poe. See Details
Watrous Gulch Trail Watrous Gulch Trail is a 4-mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. You and your dog will enjoy this uncrowded trail that takes you through a forest before emerging from the timberline at Watrous Creek. The trail continues on a moderate incline into fields of grass and wildflowers. Leash regulations do apply. See Details
Broken Compass Brewing Broken Compass Brewing is pet-friendly. There are always pups hanging out at this Breckenridge spot and they’re allowed inside, too. There's no kitchen, but a few restaurants deliver to the brewery. See Details
Chihuahua Gulch and Lake Trail Even the biggest of big dogs will love this 6.1 mile hike in the White River National Forest that is named after the mighty Chihuahua. The trail is steep at times, but it also criss-crosses a stream several times which makes it easy for Fido to cool off along the way. There are also several small ponds along the way, which are a great spot to pause for a picnic with Fido. See Details
Carter Dog Park Locals love to watch their pets play off-leash at this friendly neighborhood dog park, which is fully fenced. See Details
Crystal Lakes Trail Crystal Lakes Trail is an 8-mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 8 hours to complete with Fido. If you go in June though September, wildflowers will be in full bloom as you cross the alpine meadow at 10,400 feet, making for a truly beautiful hike. Fido will also appreciate the creek that criss-crosses the trail along the way, providing lots of opportunities for him to cool off along the way. Directions: From I-70 take Exit 203, Frisco/Breckenridge, and travel south on HWY 9 through Frisco and to Breckenridge. Continue 2.3 miles south on HWY 9 past Breckenridge and turn right onto Spruce Creek Rd (County Rd 800). Take left turns at the forks for approximately 1.8 miles until you come to the Spruce Creek Trailhead. If you do not have 4WD you can park at the trailhead and walk up the road OR continue driving and at the first junction turn right onto Crystal Creek Road (FDR 803). This is a 4WD road that will take you to Lower Crystal Lake. Motorized travel is prohibited beyond Lower Crystal Lake. See Details
Boreas Pass The Boreas Pass is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Breckenridge! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boreas Pass. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Boreas Pass The Boreas Pass is one of 1600 rail-trails supported by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that is working to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Previously an unused railroad corridor, this "rail-trail" is now a great place to walk Fido in Jefferson! The map below shows a parking area with convenient access to the Boreas Pass. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has generously provided map data for this trail to Bring Fido for informational purposes only. For more detailed trail information, please visit TrailLink.com. See Details
Stephens Park Bring Fido to play off-leash in this no-frills, Vail park with beautiful scenery. The park is not fenced in, so dogs should always be under voice control. Be sure to clean up after your pet. Stephens Dog Park is open daily from dawn to dusk. See Details
Spruce Creek Trail/Mohawk Lake Trail This trail offers a variety of scenery as it climbs through lodgepole, spruce and fir forests and eventually to Lower Mohawk Lake which is nestled against the mountain walls. Beyond this lake the trail continues a short distance to Upper Mohawk Lake where you can enjoy views of Mt. Helen and the rugged southern section of the Tenmile Range. Please stay on the established trail above treeline, the alpine tundra is very fragile.

It is approximately a 7 mile round trip hike with 1700 ft elevation gain
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Arapaho National Forest, ARP Arapaho National Forest is dog-friendly! Established in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt, the Forest is part of the ARP and allows pets on a hand-held leash no longer than six feet in most wilderness areas. The ARP is the most-visited National Forest and Grassland for recreation in the nation and Arapaho offers a number of scenic drives and hiking trails. Dogs are not allowed in swimming areas or sanitary facilities and must be restrained or on a leash at all times while in developed recreation areas. For information on the areas of the Arapaho National Forest that charge usage, camping or parking fees, check out its official website. See Details
Mayflower Gulch Trail Mayflower Gulch Trail is pet-friendly. Climb through a spruce and fir forest before coming out into open alpine terrain at some old mining cabins. You'll be able to view the upper part of Mayflower Gulch. Wildflowers can be viewed in the summer months. Dogs are welcome on the trail, as long as they are leashed and all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details
Hideaway Park Brewery Hideaway Park Brewery is a dog-friendly craft, nano-brewery in Winter Park, CO where Fido is welcome to join you on the outdoor patio or for a tour of the facility. As the owners are history buffs, they've named this brewery after the original settlement in their area of Hideaway Park. Try their Humulus experimental IPA, More Smiles dry hop ale, or Remy Dog pale ale while you're visiting! See Details
Booth Falls and Lake Trail Booth Falls and Lake Trail is a 8-mile hike in the White River National Forest that will take about 7 hours round-trip. When visiting Vail with Fido, the hike up this 60-foot waterfall is a must. It's not easy by any means, but the views are worth the 3000 foot uphill climb. If you not feeling THAT ambitious, you can cut the time (and elevation) in half by turning back once you reach the falls. See Details
Adventure Ice Fishing Dillon Reservoir 'Adventure Ice Fishing Dillon Reservoir' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Adam. Experience the thrill of catching rainbow trout, artic char, and kokanee salmon through a hole in the ice with your pooch for company. The experience lasts 3 hours and can accommodate up to 6 guests ages 6 and up. Rates start at $125 per person. See Details
Astrophotography in the Rockies 'Astrophotography in the Rockies' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Maggie. Visit some of Colorado's greatest parks by night and learn how to take photos of the stars. Dogs are welcome with prior approval from the host. The experience lasts 5 hours and can accommodate up to 3 guests ages 21 and up. Rates start at $225 per person. See Details
Wheeler Lakes Trail Wheeler Lakes Trail is a 6.8 mile hike in White River National Forest that will take about 5 hours to complete with Fido. This hike will take you on the Gore Range Trail and through the Eagles Nest Wilderness. Best from June to October. Dogs must be leashed at all times. See Details
Butler Gulch Trail Butler Gulch Trail is a 4.5-mile hike in Arapaho National Forest that will take about 4 hours to complete with Fido. There is an unsightly (or interesting, depending on your point of view) molybdenum mine at the beginning of the hike, but it is an otherwise lovely hike with easy access to water, and an easy, shaded trail. To get there from I-70, take exit 232 to US 40,proceed northwest approx. 9 miles to small town of Berthoud Falls. Turn left at the sign for Jones Pass/Henderson Mine. Follow paved road 1.6 miles to a gate, turn right on Forest Road 144. The trailhead is a half mile ahead. See Details